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News Estonia » Education: Estonia: Planned minimum pay of culture workers to rise to EUR 1,250 from 20191

News channel or source: https://www.baltictimes.com/estonia__planned_minimum_pay_of_culture_workers_to_rise_to_eur_1_250_from_20191/
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

According to the document, the income of culture workers with a higher education in the case of full-time work should by 2020 reach the rate of average wage in Estonia. The minimum pay of culture workers in 2015 was still 731 euros. If the minimum pay is ...

News Estonia » Education: England behind other countries in maths performance of disadvantaged pupils

News channel or source: https://phys.org/news/2018-04-england-countries-maths-disadvantaged-pupils.html
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

... analysis by UCL Institute of Education and the Education Policy Institute (EPI) reveals. The report shows that England's disadvantaged pupils lag behind several other Western nations including Estonia, Canada, the Netherlands and Ireland, achieving ...

News Estonia » Education: Europe’s Depopulation Time Bomb Is Ticking in the Baltics

News channel or source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-04-20/europe-s-depopulation-time-bomb-is-ticking-in-the-baltics
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

In Estonia, with a population of 1.32 million ... one in three ethnic Latvians aged 25 to 34—and a quarter of all Latvians with higher education—lived abroad. In Moldova, that figure is more than 20 percent. In Ukraine—which other Eastern European ...

News Estonia » Education: More money doesn’t necessarily yield a better education, as U.S. proves

News channel or source: http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/lsjournal/opinion/article209366729.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Then-Secretary of Education Arne Duncan assessed these results as educational ... to many countries that performed better in PISA than the United States, such as Estonia and Vietnam. One could easily make the case that money is not the major determining ...

News Estonia » Education: Meanwhile in ... Gambia, voters will vote using glass marbles for the last time

News channel or source: https://www.csmonitor.com/World/2018/0419/Meanwhile-in-Gambia-voters-will-vote-using-glass-marbles-for-the-last-time
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

Known as e-Estonia, the system handles almost all government functions digitally, linking legislation, elections, banking, education, health care, and taxes on a single platform. Estonians can vote by computer from home and apply for loans without having ...

News Estonia » Education: State exam period begins with Estonian language exam

News channel or source: https://news.err.ee/805195/state-exam-period-begins-with-estonian-language-exam
Publication date: Sunday 15 April 2018

Monday's Estonian language exam began at 10 a.m. and is scheduled to conclude at 4 p.m. Reps: Examinees in exciting stage of life Addressing examinees via radio broadcast on Monday morning, Minister of Education and Research Mailis Reps (Center ...

News Estonia » Education: US Education ‘Report Card’ Says Much Can Be Improved

News channel or source: https://learningenglish.voanews.com/a/us-education-report-card-says-much-can-be-improved/4351997.html
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

The Department of Education organized the testing ... The next highest-scoring students were in Japan, Estonia, Taiwan, Finland, Macao and Canada. Australia, Britain, Germany, the Netherlands and Switzerland had scores averaging in the low 500s in the ...

News Estonia » Education: Cyber warfare: Estonia attack

News channel or source: http://e-pao.net/epSubPageSelector.asp?src=Cyber_warfare_Estonia_attack_By_Varun_Kapoor&ch=education&sub1=GNU_Open_Source_LINUX
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

The best example of this form of cyber warfare is the attack carried out on a small Baltic country called Estonia. This is a tiny nation of 1.3 million inhabitants located on the Baltic Sea of Northern Europe. In April 2007 the Estonian Government decided ...

News Estonia » Education: Estonian govt: There will be no new taxes

News channel or source: https://www.baltictimes.com/estonian_govt__there_will_be_no_new_taxes/
Publication date: Saturday 14 April 2018

TALLINN – The Estonian government on Friday agreed about the main points ... earlier priority and will raise the pay of teachers and cultural workers with higher education by 100 euros to 1,250 euros next year. The availability of social and healthcare ...